New Roles and Promotions at Tx:Team

We are pleased to announce the promotion of three associates to new positions at Tx:Team. Please join us in congratulating them on their new roles!

Mitch Parsons has been elevated to the position of Director of Rehabilitation – Employer Based Clinics.  Mitch originally joined Tx:Team in 2004 and worked as a primary Physical Therapist and Outpatient Coordinator.  After leaving to pursue other endeavors, Mitch rejoined Tx:Team in 2017 in the newly created position of Manager – Employer Based Clinics.  Mitch brings over 25 years of clinical and management experience in a variety of settings, including critical-access hospitals, long-term care facilities, continuing-care retirement communities, home health, and employer-based clinics to his new role.  He will continue to work with new and existing employers to offer the best in musculoskeletal Primary Care and Work Injury Management solutions for their employees. Mitch is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Physical Therapy and the MBA Program at University of Tennessee.

Katie Guerdan has been elevated to the position of Director of Human Resources. Katie joined Tx:Team in 2015 and has held the positions of Human Resources Generalist and Manager of Human Resources. Katie has spent the majority of her career working for healthcare-related companies, which has afforded her valuable and applicable experience in the areas of regulatory compliance, employee relations issues, performance management, training, recruiting, and benefits administration.  Katie is a Certified Professional in Human Resources and is a member of Society for Human Resource Management. In her new role of Director of Human Resources, Katie will be responsible for further optimizing Tx:Team’s human resources processes, focusing specifically on growth, efficiency, and maintaining effective internal systems.  Katie is a graduate of Indiana University.

Spencer Sheridan has been elevated to the position of Director of Finance.  In the summer of 2011, Spencer completed an eight-week internship with Tx:Team during which he built or enhanced many of our financial forecasting tools. One week after his graduation the following summer, Spencer rejoined Tx:Team in a fulltime role in Finance department.  He has developed a passion for measuring, analyzing, and connecting operational performance to financial outcomes. Spencer has held previous roles as Financial and Operations Coordinator and Manager of Finance.  Spencer brings a systematic and analytical approach, coupled with a strong desire to help solve problems, to everything he does.  In his new role as Director of Finance, Spencer will be responsible for further standardizing financial processes and systems, leading the development of new forecasting platforms, and overseeing all aspects of accounting and finance for Tx:Team. Spencer is a graduate of Wabash College.

We are proud of Mitch, Katie, and Spencer, and look forward to working with them closely in their new roles. Congratulations, all!

Empower Your New Year: Unveiling the Transformative Power of Physical Therapy and Fitness

As the New Year unfolds, many of us set resolutions aimed at enhancing our lives. It’s an ideal time to highlight the immense impact of physical therapy (PT) and fitness on achieving these aspirations. Embracing regular physical activity not only benefits our physical, mental, and social health but also aligns seamlessly with common New Year’s resolutions geared toward self-improvement and well-being.

Engaging in regular physical activity yields a multitude of advantages: strengthening muscles, enhancing cardiovascular health, and aiding in weight management. Furthermore, it serves as a proactive measure against chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and mood disorders like depression.

The mental benefits of physical activity are as equally profound as the physical benefits. Exercise improves cognitive functions, including memory and overall brain performance. It mitigates anxiety, promotes relaxation, and contributes to improved sleep patterns. Additionally, it fosters social connections, providing opportunities for interaction and companionship.

However, obstacles can hinder progress, such as age-related concerns, fear of injury, or existing health conditions. This is where the expertise of physical therapists becomes invaluable. They craft tailored plans that suit individual needs, leveraging evidence-based approaches to break barriers and facilitate progress towards your resolutions. Collaborating within interdisciplinary teams, physical therapists and physical therapist assistants empower patients to actively participate in their health journey and enhance their movement capabilities.

This New Year, let physical therapy and fitness be your guiding lights toward achieving your resolutions. By employing hands-on therapeutic techniques, delivering comprehensive education, and prescribing personalized exercises, these professionals significantly contribute to improved quality of life, enabling you to feel more empowered, knowledgeable, and in command of your health and well-being in 2024 and beyond.

Source: provided by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)